Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

PM 3/78 (1) Consignment inspection of seed and grain of cereals.

Abstract

Specific scope: This Standard describes the procedure by which consignments of seed and grain of cereals are subjected to import control, including sampling and detection. This Standard covers seed and grain from wheat (Triticum aestivum, Triticum durum), triticale (Triticosecale), rice (Oryza sativa), rye (Secale cereale), oat (Avena sativa), barley (Hordeum vulgare), maize (Zea mays) and millets (Sorghum spp. and others). Contamination of seed lots by invasive alien plants is not considered in this version of the Standard. This Standard does not cover small consignments imported for trials or breeding purposes.